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There are several reasons to create a basic estate plan in Stuart Florida

Stuart, FL - There are many benefits to having a complete estate plan rather than just creating a standard will with no other testamentary documentation. As with any important financial decisions, it is best to consult with a local professional…
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Estate planning professionals can prepare for a will contest

Vero Beach, FL - When someone is making their final estate plan, they should ensure that all other prior testamentary documents are revoked to avoid confusion or will contests. This can be done with the help of a legal professional, and it is…
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Destin families should make an estate plan early to avoid court battles

Things like estate planning or drafting a will are an important investment for the future. This may shape your family’s finances for years to come, and some documents such as trusts can start paying out money or distributing property immediately.  Experts…
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Fort Walton Beach residents should review Florida’s laws governing wills and estate plans before deciding how to distribute their property

Making a proper will or estate plan is so crucial because without these documents, your property will go through a set of default rules listed in the state’s intestacy statute. While these rules try to keep your property within the family,…
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New York City couples who live together but are not married may need special estate planning advice

Even though a couple may have lived together for years or decades, in the eyes of the law they are still treated as if they were two single people with no formal relation.  Local news for New York reported on how unmarried couples should…
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What can I do if the executor of my loved one’s estate in Florida isn’t performing their role properly?

When an individual fails to properly perform their role as an executor of an estate, it can lead to disagreements between one or more parties that could potentially break family ties. Rather than argue with the executor of your loved one’s…
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Florida parents should consult with an estate planning expert before finalizing inheritance to their children

Local news for the Stuart, Florida area ran a story about the issue of inheritance for children and estate planning.  Potential problems between siblings Most parents will decide to leave all, or a significant portion of their estate…
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Port St. Lucie firms saw more requests for estate planning services during coronavirus outbreak

Local news for Port St. Lucie, Florida and the Treasure Coast reported on an increase in demand for services from lawyers who handle wills and estate planning due to the coronavirus pandemic in the spring of 2020. Pandemic causes an increase…
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Stuart Florida families should look into setting up a trust for their estate planning needs

Some families may find that a trust is the best way to meet all of their estate planning goals and avoid wasted time and additional expenses.  Local news for Stuart, Florida reported on some useful ways that someone can plan for the future…
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Fort Walton Beach attorneys can assist with estate planning needs and prevent future litigation among family members

It is never too soon to begin to think about inheritance and how your assets will be distributed among family members. Over the next few decades, Americans will inherit trillions of dollars, and there will be accompanying litigation because…
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Florida residents should start to create a will or estate plan at the right time

To ensure that your property and assets are distributed according to your intentions, it is best to speak with an estate planning professional about a will or other important documents that will give legal effect to your property distribution…